Access Issue: Climbing is currently allowed in Last Chance Canyon. Continued access is everyones responsibility. Details

Description

Climbing in Solstice Cave is no longer off limits. Permission from the Lincoln National Forest (Carlsbad, NM) must be obtained before any new routes can be bolted.

Getting There

Solstice is located directly accross the canyon from the terminus of the approach trail. This is also one of the few crags visible from the parking area.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Solstice Cave

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 13
Hot Tamale
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 18
Eternal Sunshine
Sport
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 4
Hail Mary
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b PG13
 10
Total Eclipse
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 10
It Put's the Buff On
Sport
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
 5
Infernal Justice
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Hot Tamale
 13
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Eternal Sunshine
 18
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Hail Mary
 4
5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Total Eclipse
 10
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b PG13 Sport
It Put's the Buff On
 10
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
Infernal Justice
 5
5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport
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